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Full text of "Contract Drawings for the Construction of the Railings, Stairways, etc.: Roadway and Footwalk Pavements, Track, and Electrical Equipments of the Manhattan Bridge over the East River, between the Boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn."

THE CITY CF NEW YORK, ' 
DEPARTMENT OF BRIDGES. 



1909. 



CONTRACT DRAWINGS 

FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE 

RAILINGS, STAIRWAYS, ETC., ROADWAY AND FOOTWALK 
PAVEMENTS, TRACK, AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENTS 



Manhattan Bridge 



East River, Between the Boroughs of Manhattan and 
Brooklyn. 



SCIENCE 

TONDREN LIBRARY 

SMtberft Methodist University 
DALLAS. TEXAS 



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Half Cross Section 
Through Main & Side Spans 



C/i iefJSn-cf.iri eer: 
Cotti irvts a io n&r. 



City of Nf.vYork 
Delpart^ent of 5RIDGE1S 

MANHATTAN BRIDGE 

genelral. drawing 
Showing Location of Railing5. 



Half Cross Section 
'nrou^ri Approaches 



Raiting fir Balcony £lbwers) 



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Special Panel sL KarihaCtan .A"butmenL 
{SiTniJar efc Brooklyn AbTjimeiiU 



IfcirdLLcm. Section 

Expansion T'aiiel ior-AjjaroajcJiea 



City or New York 
De.fart.*\ent of Dridgels 

MAMHATTAH BRIDGE 

Details of Rail-irg A 

Scaled- in -IE. 



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Special Posts for Side Span 



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City or Ne,yv York. 
De,part7AE,ht of Bridges 

Manhattan Bridge 

Details or Railinc A 
Scale %\n-\% 



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Elevation. aL EE 
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Crrr or Sew ^ork 
Depart/'seht of Bridges 

Manhattan Bridge, 

DETAIL3 OFT?AIL,INg'B" 
AntoTJ 

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City or New York 
Defart/^ent of Bridges 

MANHATTAN D RIDGE, 
details or railing d 

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City or Nelw York 

DEPART/^ENT OF BRIDGES 

MANHATTAN BRIDGE 

Railing T. (over Anchorages) 

5cate5lin-20fE. &,Xin-lffi. 



chief giujinetr. 



Commissioner, 



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of .Aiictoojrag e5 . 

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City or New York. 
Department or Bridges 

Manhattan Bridge 

Details of Railing F and G 
Grilles 

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City ofKewYorr 
Department of 5ridges 

Manhattan Bridge 

Manhattan Approach & side, span 
Railing A 
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Jpprorad No---'. /8, 19Q8, 



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City or New Yoi\r 
Department or 5m does 

Manhattan Bridge 

Manhattan Approach & Side. Span 
railings 

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City or New York 
Department of Bridges 

MANHATTAN BRIDGE 

MANHATTAN APPROACH & SIDE, SPAN 

Railing d 

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FR.ONT ELIV. , EWDCLE.V. 

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CiTr or New York 
De.partmz.nt of Bridges 

Manhattan bridge. 

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Bronze, Tasl,e,ts> 



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City or New York. 
Department or Bridges 

Manhattan Bridge 
General Flan and Details of 
Roadway caving. 34 

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